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Orston

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  • Hundred: Bingham
  • County: Nottinghamshire
  • Total population: 35 households (very large).
  • Total tax assessed: 3 geld units (medium).
  • Head of manor: Orston I.
  • Taxable units: Taxable value 3 geld units.
  • Value: Value to lord in 1066 £30. Value to lord in 1086 £20.
  • Households: 19 villagers. 11 smallholders. 3 freemen. 2 priests.
  • Ploughland: 10 ploughlands (land for). 3 lord's plough teams. 15.1 men's plough teams.
  • Other resources: Meadow 180 acres. 1 church. 1.12 church lands.
  • Lord in 1066: King Edward.
  • Lord in 1086: King William.
  • Tenant-in-chief in 1086: King William.
  • Phillimore reference: 1,51

AboutContact ❧ Maps and site by Anna Powell-Smith. Domesday data created by Professor J.J.N. Palmer and team, University of Hull.